Take part in a sponsored event and raise money for us in 2013.
There are a range of sponsored events that you can take part in to raise money and join us in taking Action on Depression. Events include a wide range of activities including running, cycling, walking, abseiling and even skydiving.
We have put together a programme of events for the coming months that you can take part in.
All participants will receive a free fundraising pack which includes an Action on Depression T-shirt and/or running vest, sponsor forms and a Living Life to the Full DVD. To receive your free fundraising pack email Tony Foster or by calling 0131 243 2788. You can quickly and easily set up a fundraising page for our charity via our Justgiving profile
Why not go for the ultimate adrenaline rush and skydive for us in 2013. Skyline offer locations for skydiving and parachuting throughout Scotland, more information on prices, location and what's involved there's everything you need to know on their website. Enquiries can also be made using this bookings form.
Forth Rail Bridge abseil
This unique challenge is your chance to abseil 165ft SAS style (i.e. free-fall) from the Forth Rail Bridge in Edinburgh onto the beach below. The abseil is a real adrenaline rush for the daring and the ultimate challenge for the rest of us! No previous experience is necessary to take part in the Forth Bridge Abseil it's suitable for everyone over the age of 16. Organised by CHSS, the abseils take place every year on two dates in June and October.
5km may be your chosen distance or a full 26.2 mile marathon. There is a wide range of running events available for you to take part in of all distances. Visit Running Diary for events ideas.
To take part in any of these events sign up online via the event website then contact Tony Foster or by calling 0131 243 2788 to let us know you are fundraising for us and to receive your fundraising pack.
Here's some upcoming events that may take your fancy...
26 mile du/triathlon (11k/25k/6k + 10km multi-terrain)
Sunday 6th October 2013 at 10am - Kielder Water & Forest Park, Kielder (NE48 1ER)
13.1 mile multi terrain. Also including: 1 mile fun run and 10Km road race
Sunday 13th October 2013 at 10am - Badaguish Centre Aviemore (PH22)
An action-packed 10Km multi terrain
Sunday 20th October 2013 at 9am - Princess Street Garden, Edinburgh (EH2 3)
"The Scottish Borders Premier Running Event"
Sunday 27th October 2013 - Town Hall, Jedburgh
Run With The Wind 10k
Sunday 3rd November 2013 - Whitelee Forest Wind Farm, Strathaven
The Glasgow University 5 Mile Road Race is a long-running and popular race on the outskirts of the City of Glasgow. With the start in the Garscube Sports Complex, it then follows a 2 lap course round quiet roads with a good balance of flat running and some hilly sections.
Saturday 30th Novemeber 2013 TBC - Garscube Sports Complex, Glasgow
The Edinburgh Christmas Run is open to all and starts at 9.30am. Whether you are a seasoned runner, beginner or just want to run with friends and fa,ily this could be the run for you.
Sunday 8th December - Inverlieth Park, Edinburgh
Create your own event!
Why not create your own event…sponsored silence?...sponsored head shave?...sponsored knit?...Go on - surprise us! Email your ideas to Tony Foster.
We can also help with any publicity that may help your fundraising along.
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Last updated: 10/13